February 6, 2018 > Chabot Park re-opening to visitors
Chabot Park re-opening to visitors
Submitted By Teresa Meyer
Officials from the City of San Leandro are excited to announce that Chabot Park (Estudillo Avenue & Sylvan Circle) will be re-opening to the public on Friday, February 9th.
The park has been closed since June 2016 because of extensive seismic retrofit work that was taking place at the nearby Chabot Dam. Opening day visitors can enter the park starting at 9 a.m. After that, regular park hours will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through April, with extended hours in later seasons.
ÒI am so excited to announce the reopening of Chabot Park,Ó said San Leandro Mayor Pauline Cutter. ÒItÕs long been a beloved park by many San Leandro residents, and IÕm happy that weÕll be able to restore many of the fun recreational opportunities that take place there, including the summer Chabot Day Camp for children. We appreciate the publicÕs patience during the extended closure that was outside of our control.Ó
Chabot Park is owned by the East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD), but maintenance of the park is carried out by the City of San Leandro. The EBMUD Board of Directors recently approved a new 20-year lease agreement for a 9.2-acre portion of the Park, which has been utilized by the city since 1950 for recreational activities and summer childrenÕs camp programs.
No city maintenance has occurred since the park closed for the Chabot Dam Retrofit project. Due to recent weather impacts and muddy conditions, not all amenities will be functional when the park re-opens, such as the disc golf course and horseshoe pits. Updates about the re-opening of these facilities will be posted online by visiting the City of San Leandro webpage at www.sanleandro.org, and then typing ÒChabot ParkÓ into the search field.
For details, call or email Breyana Brandt at (510) 577-3463 or firstname.lastname@example.org.